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COUNCIL AGENDA 9-25-17

DRAFT MINUTES 9-11-17

ADOBE PDF COUNCIL PACK 9-25-17

SPECIAL CALL
O-17-77     Mayor Smith
Amending Chapter 2 (Animal Control) of the NLRMC re: Keeping of Hogs, Goats or Sheep under certain condtions

COMMUNICATIONS
1.  J. E. Barnes, letter to City Clerk/Treasurer Diane Whitbey re: City Contract with Burns Park Athletic Association.

PRESENTATIONS

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARING(S) 3 minutes
Please sign in with the City Clerk before the meeting convenes at 6:00 p.m. 

CITIZENS PUBLIC COMMENT ON NUMBERED LEGISLATION 3 minutes
Please sign in with the City Clerk before the meeting convenes at 6:00 p.m.
INCLUDES ALL PUBLIC HEARINGS

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
O-17-68      Mayor Smith and Council Member Harris
Amending North Little Rock Municipal Code Chapter 4 (Buildings and Building Regulations) regarding fee schedules
Read 1 time and held___________________________________________

CONSENT AGENDA
None filed.

NEW BUSINESS
RESOLUTIONS
R-17-164    Mayor Smith
Designating September 27th and 28th as “Electronics Recycling Unplugged Days” in the City of North Little Rock
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R-17-165    Council Member White
Renewing and authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a Community Garden License Agreement with First Presbyterian Church ($700.00)
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R-17-166    Mayor Smith     Exhibit A - Real Estate Sale and Donation Agreement
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a Real Estate Sale and Donation Agreement between the City of North Little Rock and North Little Rock School District
(Exhibit A not attached at time of filing)___________________________

R-17-167    Mayor Smith
Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located at 4816 East Broadway in the City of North Little Rock to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing a period of time for property owner to abate said nuisance (owner: G&J, LLC)
________________________________________Convene a public hearing

R-17-168    Mayor Smith
Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located at 105 East Emily Street in the City of North Little Rock to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing a period of time for property owner to abate said nuisance (owners: William (Billy) B. Whitley and Ruth Ann Whitley)
________________________________________Convene a public hearing

R-17-169    Mayor Smith
Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located at 4709 Atkins Street in the City of North Little Rock to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing a period of time for property owner to abate said nuisance (owner: Entropy Systems c/o Imran Bohra)
________________________________________Convene a public hearing

R-17-170    Mayor Smith
Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located at 400 Valley View Drive in the City of North Little Rock to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing a period of time for property owner to abate said nuisance (owner: Ervin D. Shabriann)
________________________________________Convene a public hearing

R-17-171    Mayor Smith
Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located at 1006 North E Street in the City of North Little Rock to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing a period of time for property owner to abate said nuisance (owner: Keith Ingersoll as Trustee Ingersoll Financial No. 41 Land Trust)
________________________________________Convene a public hearing

R-17-172    Mayor Smith
Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located at 613 Poe Street in the City of North Little Rock to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing a period of time for property owner to abate said nuisance (owner: Stephanie Jefferson aka Stephanie D. Nelson)
_______________________________________Convene a public hearing

R-17-173    Mayor Smith
Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located at 4705 Atkins Street in the City of North Little Rock to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing a period of time for property owner to abate said nuisance (owner: Byron K. Campbell)
________________________________________Convene a public hearing

R-17-174    Mayor Smith
Declaring certain buildings, houses and other structures located at 8030 Rains Road in the City of North Little Rock to constitute a public nuisance and condemning said structures; providing a period of time for property owner to abate said nuisance (owner: Curt Douglas Fulmer)
________________________________________Convene a public hearing

R-17-175    Mayor Smith
Certifying the amount of a cleanup lien to be filed with the Pulaski County Tax Collector against certain real property located at 212 East 18th Street (a/k/a 1723 Magnolia Street) ($2,518.32)
________________________________________Convene a public hearing

R-17-176    Mayor Smith
Approving and certifying amounts of liens to be filed with the Pulaski County Tax Collector against certain real properties in the City of North Little Rock, Arkansas as a result of grass cutting expenses and abatement of other nuisances
________________________________________Convene a public hearing

ORDINANCES
O-17-71      Mayor Smith
Levying a tax on all real and personal property within the City of North Little Rock for the Police Pension and Relief Fund (1.0 mill), the Fire Pension and Relief Fund (1.0 mill), the Municipal Library Fund (3.0 mills), and the North Little Rock General Fund (5.0 mills) (total 10 mills)
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O-17-72      Mayor Smith and Council Member Ross
Amending the Energy Risk Management Policy for the North Little Rock Electric Department
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O-17-73      Mayor Smith
Amending the 2017 Quota Ordinance (Ordinance No. 8871) for the North Little Rock Administration, Finance, Parks & Recreation and Police Departments
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O-17-74      Mayor Smith for consideration only
Reclassifying certain property located at 3815 Crystal Hill Road in the City of North Little Rock, Arkansas from R-1 to R-2 classification by amending Ordinance No. 7697 of the City of North Little Rock, Arkansas; granting a special use to allow a mobile home in an R-2 zone (applicant: A. J. Lewis)
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O-17-75      Council Member Robinson
Granting a conditional use to allow outdoor auto storage in an I-1 zone for certain real property located at 7303 Highway 70 (applicant: Jeff Hooker)
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O-17-76      Council Member Baxter
Granting a special use to allow cabinet manufacturing in a C-3 zone for certain real property located at 5513 MacArthur Drive (applicant: Matt Hardin)
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PUBLIC COMMENT ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS
All persons wishing to speak must have completed a public comment card and return it to the City Clerk before this meeting is convened; speakers have 3 minutes to address their topic

Respectfully submitted,
Diane Whitbey, CAMC / MMC
City Clerk and Treasurer         

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"Country songs tell you that life and love have a fickle sense of humor and drama,
yet life is neutral; it provides us with sunshine and rain."  
Linda Drevenstedt, Life Path by Design

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